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Gale Cassidy

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Gale Cassidy, Lecturer

MA, Sociology, Western University

Gale Cassidy is a sociologist who also has a background in Women's Studies. Her academic work covers a broad spectrum of sociology topics. Over the years Cassidy has also lent her expertise to journals, as Copy Editor for the International Indigenous Policy Journal and seven years as Managing Editor of Society and Mental Health. She has worked in various capacities for research projects studying female single parents, gender inequality and poverty, welfare to work, and aging and health and aging workforce.

Areas of Specialization

  • Sociology of family;
  • Gender inequality and poverty;
  • Social problems;
  • Advertising;
  • Social inequality;
  • Education

Selected Publications